Unique New York: Mother of Pearl

I recently got back in touch with two friends from high school at a reunion (which one I won’t say) and suggested meeting up for drinks at a tiki bar that had piqued my interest, Mother of Pearl, which has been serving Polynesian-themed drinks and vegetarian food for the past few years in the East Village. It looked absolutely kitschy and I had to check … Continue reading Unique New York: Mother of Pearl

2017 Recap and Looking Forward to 2018

Before January ends I wanted to do a recap of my 2017 and look ahead to a few fun things coming up in 2018! Inspired by Adventurous Kate and This Battered Suitcase who both did some great reflection posts, I put together a list of pretty much EVERYTHING that I did in 2017. It was quite impressive and looking over it all, I could see … Continue reading 2017 Recap and Looking Forward to 2018

The Scottish Play Strikes Harlem

Most New Yorkers have heard of Shakespeare in the Park, meaning the big festival in Central Park. I have had the fortune of attending performances the past two years and they were both spectacular. But a far fewer number have heard of or attended the free uptown iteration in Marcus Garvey Park. Not only does this company’s productions rival the renowned Public Theater’s shows, but … Continue reading The Scottish Play Strikes Harlem

New York Lens: Waldain

I hope you all have enjoyed the posts so far in “Lens”, a series of interviews with interesting people talking about what makes their city unique. This week, I spoke with Waldain, is a teacher, comedian and video editor. When he’s not with schoolkids, he’s working on his YouTube channel “for geeks like myself,” Basement Pretzel. There you’ll find video game-related clips and everyday observances … Continue reading New York Lens: Waldain

New York Lens: Rose

The latest installment of Lens, a series of interviews with interesting people in New York and beyond! This week, Rose Silberman-Gorn, an artist and writer who recently moved to New York, offers some tips and thoughts about her new city.¬†Through her¬†artwork, she aims to create a bizarre and beautiful world that viewers can dive into. Her portfolio contains colorful sketches that cross the bridge between … Continue reading New York Lens: Rose